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Unsettled weather to continue today across the northern Plains and Midwest; severe weather possible Tuesday along Gulf Coast

Unsettled weather will continue today over the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest where wintry precipitation is forecast, with several inches of snow from South Dakota eastward into Minnesota and northern Michigan. A well-defined cold front will advance eastward with showers and storms developing along and ahead of it. Some storms along the Gulf Coast could become severe on Tuesday.
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16NM W Santa Barbara CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Sunny

Light Wind
4ft

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Light Wind
2-3ft

Tuesday

Sunny

Light Wind
2-3ft

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

WNW 10ktWinds Decreasing
3-4ft

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Light Wind
3ft

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

N 10kt
3-4ft

Christmas
Day

Mostly Sunny

N 10kt
3ft

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

NNW 10kt
3ft

Friday

Sunny

Light Wind
3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:31 pm PST Dec 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 3pm PST Dec 22, 2014-6pm PST Dec 28, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisAT 22Z...OR 2 PM PST...A 1030 MB HIGH WAS CENTERED 500 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION...WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING TO A 1026 MB HIGH IN OREGON. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH LATE TODAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM IN OREGON WILL STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES INTO UTAH AND NEVADA TONIGHT...AND WILL PRODUCE GUSTY OFFSHORE FLOW AND SHORT PERIOD SEAS ACROSS THEN INNER WATERS FROM OXNARD TO SANTA MONICA TUE MORNING.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 3 ft at 14 seconds and S 1 ft at 18 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 2 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 2 ft at 19 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday Night W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming N in the evening. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Christmas Day N wind around 10 kt becoming WNW in the morning. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...W 2 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
  • Thursday Night NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNE in the evening. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 2 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Friday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 2 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.